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North Carolina Residential Energy Code Field Study

Document Number: PNNL-26752
Document Type: Field Study, Reports and Studies, State-specific
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A research project in the State of North Carolina identified opportunities to reduce homeowner utility bills in residential single-family new construction by increasing compliance with the state energy code. The study was initiated in January 2015 and continued through September 2015. During this period, research teams visited 249 homes during various stages of construction, resulting in a substantial data set based on observations made directly in the field.